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Ohio River--Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Dillingham letter

 Collection — Folder S1840
Identifier: S1840
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter written by John Dillingham at Cincinnati, Ohio and sent to Lemuel Bassett of Lee, Massachusetts. Written between April 20 and May 1, 1823, the letter comments on the reading society in Lee, family education in the absence of common schools, slavery, river travel by flatboat, and the increasing use of steamboats and the building of these vessels in Cincinnati. He also discusses Christianity and other related topics and mentions "Uncle Hyde" and later Dr. Hyde,...
Dates: 1823

William Palmer Dole collection

 Collection — Folder S0363
Identifier: S0363
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence to and from William and Jane Dole in Indiana and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1836 to 1861 regarding family life, business, politics, meeting with President Abraham Lincoln, politics, the appointment of the librarian of Congress, and the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1836-1861